Fruit & Nuts
Michigan State University Extension provides educational programs and publications based on applied research for Michigan fruit crops including apples, pears, blueberries, chestnuts, brambles, plums, cherries, grapes, peaches, strawberries and hops. These educational resources provide valuable help to Michigan growers and consumers regarding fruit pest management, food safety, business management, food processing, horticultural practices, irrigation and weed management.
December 16, 2014 | Julianna Wilson | The 2015 Tree Fruit IPM School will take place in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Feb. 18-20, 2015. Register before Jan. 14 to receive an early bird discounted rate!
December 15, 2014 | Ted Ferris | Recent surveys show Breakfast on the Farm impacts the impression and knowledge participants have on modern crop production.
December 5, 2014 | Ron Goldy | How much fertilizer should I apply? Some take the approach that if a little of something is good – more is better. This is rarely a good approach, particularly with fertilizer applications.
December 4, 2014 | Adam Kantrovich | Educational sessions help farmers navigate new Farm Bill programs.
December 3, 2014 | Charles Gould | Power companies and the Federal government continue to target agriculture in an unprecedented effort to entice farmers to implement energy conservation practices.
December 1, 2014 | Kristin Getter | Ever wonder what others say about you or your business? Consider using Google Alerts to find out.
November 28, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Plant Science certificate programs are being offered at northwest and southwest Michigan community college locations this spring by Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology.
November 26, 2014 | Jim Isleib | Farmers with shorter growing seasons and limited crop rotation choices can still benefit from including cover crops in their planning. Here’s what some Upper Peninsula farmers are thinking.
November 19, 2014 | Stan Moore | Everyone knows good communication is important in relationships and business, but throw succession planning into the mix and you’ll discover just how important it is.
November 17, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | MSU Extension is offering Integrated Pest Management Academy Online, a series of online prerecorded webinars. Commercial and private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators. No registration or fees required.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
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Date: Jan 8, 2015
Location: Branch County MSU Extension, 570 Marshall St., Suite C, Coldwater, MI 49036
Date: Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 14, 2015
Location: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, 6300 US 31 North, Acme, MI 49610, in the Governor's Hall
Date: Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 14, 2015
Location: Grand Traverse Resort, 100 Grand Traverse Resort Village Boulevard, Williamsburg, MI 49690
- Agricultural Literacy
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Farm Bill
- Grape Days
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Christmas Trees
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Spring Peach Update
- Northwest Orchard & Vineyard Show
- Statewide & Regional Fruit Meetings
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity
- Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management School